SACD Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin, Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain, Salonen/LAP

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Discs 1
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon
Release Date 2006

The Rite of Spring for the new millennium: "Salonen has completely internalized Stravinsky's pagan ballet ... the conductor and orchestra breathe as one" (Los Angeles Times). This is the eagerly awaited first live-recording from the world's most exciting concert hall: "The big picture was clear, yet every detail was distinct..." (The New Yorker). Here's an interpretive and audio essential for every music library.


Modest Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain (original version)

Béla Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin (concert version), Op. 19 (Sz. 73)

Igor Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring (1947 version)

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

Super Audio CD (SACD) Surround Sound requires multi-channel SACD player and compatible surround sound system. This SACD will play on all standard CD players.